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Dongkwan Kim

Dongkwan Kim

Ph.D Student

201 N26 (CHiPS) Building, KAIST 291 Deahak-ro, Yuseong, Daejeon, KR, 34141
Korean, English

Background


Bio

Bio

Dongkwan Kim is a Ph.D student in the Department of Electrical Engineering at KAIST. He is interested in various fields of security: software, embedded device, cellular network, and sensing/actuation system. He is now working on binary analysis automation for finding bugs & generating exploits. He has been working on various embedded devices such as automobiles, smart TVs, network routers, and femtocells. He has participated in several hacking CTFs (DEFCON, Codegate, PlaidCTF, Whitehat Contest, HDCON) as a member of KAIST GoN, and now as a member of KaisHack. He holds BS and MS from KAIST in CS and EE (2014, 2016), respectively.
Research Interests

Research Interests

  • Software Security

    FuzzingAutomatic Exploit Generation
  • Cyber-Physical System Security

    Medical DeviceAutomobileGPSSmart MeterDrone
  • Cellular Network Security

    Location PrivacyAccountingControl PlaneBaseband Exploit
Education

Education

  • Electrical Engineering,  Ph.D,  KAIST

    Mar, 2016 - Feb, 2019 (expected)

  • Electrical Engineering,  Master,  KAIST

    Mar, 2014 - Feb, 2016

  • Software and System Security,  Visiting Scholar,  EURECOM

    Jun, 2014 - Jul, 2014

  • Computer Science,  Bachelor,  KAIST

    Feb, 2010 - Feb, 2014

Work Experience

Work Experience

  • Intern, Pinion Industries

    Dec, 2013 - Feb, 20142 months

    Pinion Industries was a company that hacks automobiles to eliminate vulnerabilities. We exploited various components in a car including network systems, AVN, telematics, smartkey, and ECUs. Members of Pinion Industries are now working for Hyundai.
  • Student Senior, KAIST Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT)

    Sep, 2010 - Dec, 20122 years 4 months

    • Student Team Leader (2011. 9. 1 ~ 2012. 8. 31)
Awards

Awards

  • Codegate CTF 3rd Prize $5,000 (team. Old GoatskiN)

    Organized by Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning of Korea

    Apr 12, 2017

  • Finalist to Defcon 24 CTF (team. KaisHack GoN)

    Aug 05, 2016

  • Whitehat Contest 2014 1st Prize $20,000 (team. Syssec)

    Organized by Ministry of National Defense and National Intelligence Service of Korea

    Nov 18, 2014

  • Finalist to Defcon 22 CTF (team. KAIST GoN)

    Aug 08, 2014

  • HDCON CTF Silver Prize $2,000 (team. GoN)

    Organized by Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA)

    Dec 04, 2013

  • Whitehat Contest 2013 1st Prize $20,000 (team. KAIST GoN)

    Organized by Ministry of National Defense and National Intelligence Service of Korea

    Oct 02, 2013

  • Finalist to Defcon 20 CTF (team. KAIST GoN)

    Jul 27, 2012

  • HDCON CTF Silver Prize $2,000 (team. KAIST GoN)

    Organized by Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA)

    Jul 11, 2012

  • Codegate YUT CTF 3rd Prize $5,000 (team. KAIST GoN)

    Organized by Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning of Korea

    Apr 03, 2012

  • ISEC CTF 1st Prize $10,000 (team. GoN)

    Organized by Ministry of the Interior and Safety of Korea

    Sep 21, 2011

  • PADOCON CTF 1st Prize $1,000 (team. GoN)

    Organized by PAraDOx CONference (union of undergraduate hacking groups)

    Jan 31, 2011

Publications

Publications

References

References